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Dec 10, 2012 12:35am EST
, including defense, which accounts for 20% of the budget. but defense is not really seem to be on the table. in terms of widely discussed solutions or strategies. instead, we confront sequestration, a thoroughly bad idea for getting your defense budget or any other budget -- unless we take action, we could face a fiscal crisis that forces cuts to our military priorities, at deep and arbitrary cuts that are not coherent nor prioritized. the question is, can we, and how do we achieve savings? to improve our fiscal outlook will meeting and national security needs. to " admiral mullen again, he said that the pentagon budget was basically double in the last decade. in a doubling we have lost the ability to prioritize, to make hard decisions, to do tough analysis, to make trades. we also need a review of our defense strategy that makes it sure that we are preparing for the threats and risks of the 21st century, not those of the past. the foundation has funded two efforts along these lines to help advance the best ideas for improving our defense strategy. earlier this year, we find it a proj
Dec 8, 2012 3:35pm EST
agreement with the senate on defense programs next year. eric cantor says the house will be in session monday, december 17 to deal with the fiscal cliff. live coverage of the house here on c-span. the senate returns on monday at 2:00 p.m. eastern to consideration of a bill that would extend the fdic transaction guarantee program that provides unlimited deposit coverage for non-interest bearing account. the senate will consider the nomination of the assistant secretary of housing and urban development. tomorrow, we will talk about the latest news about the so-called fiscal cliff negotiations with a former congressional budget office director. then a look at the lobbying going on in washington. later, a look at developments in syria and the response from the international community. "washington journal" here on c- span. this week, we will have the vermont governor and new chairman of the democratic governors' association, who will talk about the fiscal cliff and laying the groundwork for the 2013 and 2014 elections. lives on sunday at 10:00 a.m. eastern. next, a quick look at president o
Dec 9, 2012 3:40am EST
evidence but the legal filings, the defense motions, the judge's rulings. she reads rapid-fire from the bench. good luck to you if you cannot job it all down. you will not be getting it anytime soon. it is a bizarre way of proceeding if you are familiar with federal or state court. who would think that kind of proceeding, maybe things can be done differently? in another context, similar to what and was sitting with a political comparative to push the process forward, they made a concession and said in does proceedings modeled on court- martials, they would make findings public within a short period of time. they paid a fair amount of money. the post the filings with a reasonable amount of time. there is a transcript within 24 hours. these things are not complement -- these things are not complicated. they were able to do that after some deliberation with respect to many military proceedings under way, with respect to a more procedural court-martial hearing. they find themselves paralyzed and unable to provide any transparency. those are a couple of examples of my disappointment scen
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